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Texan/Cubanized Puerto Rican Pasteles

I’ve lived in Texas for the last 15 years and agreed to help a close friend make some traditional Mexican Tamales… It brought back some nostalgic memories of growing up in Orlando with my Aunt and her family and the amazing Puerto Rican pasteles we…

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Primal Gluten-Free Zucchini Lasagna

This lasagna really hits the spot.  Using thin slices of zucchini instead of pasta sheets, this healthy alternative is packed with both nutrients and flavor.  You can skip making the homemade sauce and use your favorite jar if you want to save some time, but…

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Kick-butt Paleo Soup

  Sometimes we have lots of random leftovers, meat, vegetables, etc. that need to be eaten, but it’s a little of this, a little of that, and not a lot for a meal. We had lots of meats one Sunday (ground turkey from tacos, leftover…

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Texas Chili

I L-O-V-E Chili. Now that it’s warming up outside, chili frequently gets overlooked… but I think it’s a GREAT make-ahead dish that freezes easily and makes a quick meal right out of the freezer. I have to preface by saying I learned everything I know…

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Paleo “Pasta” Sauce with Zucchini Noodles

This recipe has become almost a weekly staple in my house.  Carol gave it to me and has graciously allowed me to share it! >>Thanks Carol!<< It makes a LOT of sauce, so I’m able to freeze quite a bit, and it heats up quickly…

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Super Simple Cuban Pulled Pork – Slow Cooker

This recipe is super simple and amazingly delicious.  It’s the closest thing to the lechon asado I had for new years in Miami growing up. Start with a good bone-in pork shoulder or butt with a nice layer of fat and stuff with with garlic. Sprinkle with…

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